With Englishmen's Eyes. (1954)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Kristi L.

Anouncers: Khmara L.


About the stay of the delegation of English musicians in the USSR.

Historical background

At the end of May 1954 the Soviet Union visited the British musical delegation from London, headed by Kennetan Wright. The delegation consists of: Martin Lawrence - singer (bass), Leonard Cassini - pianist, Sylvia Chikkete - member of society, cultural ties with the USSR, Evan Siniora - a journalist, music critic.

Reel №1

Stands before the microphone head of the delegation, Kenneth Wright (synchronously).

Plans for London.

The aircraft "Viskaunta" carrying the delegation at the airport and in the air.

Route Map of the delegation.

Air terminal at Vnukovo airport.

Out of the plane: Martin Lawrence, Kenneth Wright, Leonard Cassini, Sylvia Chikkete, Evan Siniora.

Atmosphere - Valentine Arapova, director Sergei Puppet Patterns, violinist Igor Bezrodny and other figures of music and theater.

Machines with delegates passing by MSU, the Kaluga highway, on Red Square.

PNRM. - Manezh Square.

Hotel "National".

Delegates have dinner at the restaurant.

Delegates cross the street Gorky.

Sverdlov Square.

Grand Theatre.

Hall of the Grand Theatre.

Commemorative meeting to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Glinka.

Among the spectators in the hall: British delegates and six members of the delegation - Alan Loveday.

Playing composers Shostakovich, Khrennikov.

The scene of the first act of the opera "Ruslan and Lyudmila" (Ludmila - Vera Firsov), (synchronous).

Finale from the opera "Ivan Susanin".

Leningrad highway.

Tchaikovsky's house in Klin.

Tour School in the house of Tchaikovsky.

Provide an explanation of the nephew of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Yuri Davydov.

Rooms in the house.

Delegates to the porch, on a bench near the house.

The building of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

Violinist Nelly performs final Shkolnikova Cesar Franck Sonata.

At the piano Evgeny Malinin.

Reel №2

Delegates to the principal's office Conservatory.

They accept the Deputy Director Professor Orvid.

Igor Bezrodny present - violinist, Bonnie - musicologist, Nicholas - a professor of piano class, Emil Gilels - pianist.

Mayakovsky Square.

The Concert Hall of the Tchaikovsky act Alan Loveday, Leonard Cassini Nebolsin conductor.

Performed Concerto for Violin and Orchestra of English composer Edward Elgar, soloist Alan Loveday.

Leonard Cassini performed a concert for piano and orchestra by John Ayergenda.

The audience applauded.

British delegation passes on the street.

Gorky Street.

View of the Kremlin from Gorky Street.

Monument to Yuri Dolgoruky.

Subway station Kursk, Arbat.

High-rise buildings.

Construction of residential buildings in Moscow University on Lenin Hills.

Sandy street.



Apartment Anastasia Goryushkin mother of many children.

A. Goryushkino at the sewing machine.

Goryushkin children in the family, her husband Ivan Goryushkin - Locksmith.

The wooden house with a television set on the roof - the house of Nicholas Rahaeva pensioner.

His daughter Valentina plays the piano.

Showcases GUM.

Gallery GUM.


Palekh articles.

Residential buildings in the area of ​​the plant "VMS".

The new theater, cinema.

Palace of Culture.

Dancing in the foyer of the palace.

Reading room of the palace, the art studio.

Halls of the Tretyakov Gallery.


British delegates to the gallery.

A meeting of delegates from British composers in the House of Composers.

Musicologist Khubov represents the British delegation.

Among those present composers Shostakovich, Zakharov and others.

Acts Kenneth Wright.

Composer Khachaturian read the libretto of his new ballet "Spartacus."

The audience listens to music for the ballet performed by the pianist.

Reel №3

Glier composer and choreographer Zakharov in rehearsal at the Bolshoi Ballet "The Bronze Horseman" (stills).

British delegates to the compartment of the car on the way to Leningrad.

Meeting of the British delegation in Leningrad.

General view of Leningrad.

Nevsky Prospekt.

Speech by Martin Lawrence in the Leningrad Philharmonic.

The audience applauded.

The British view snapshot M. Lawrence in the newspaper.

Types of Leningrad: Palace Bridge, Neva River, along which the water bus, the promenade overlooking the Peter and Paul Fortress, the cruiser "Aurora", the Winter Palace, Senate Square, Monument to Peter the Great, St.

Isaac's Cathedral.

A scene from the opera Yuri Shaporin "Decembrists" on stage of the Kirov Opera (synchronously).

Meeting with the artists of the opera "The Decembrists" Sokovnin chief director, conductor Khaikin.


Winter Palace.

Main staircase in the Hermitage.

British examine children's art exhibition at the Palace of Pioneers.

Paintings, soft toys, dolls.

Pupils of the manufacture of toys.

Puppet theater performance, the performers of-school children.

In the park of the Palace of Pioneers dance and children play.

The area in front of the monument to the Drama Theatre Catherine.


The British park Peterhof Palace.

Fountains of Peterhof.

Regatta on the Gulf.

Englishmen visiting the stadium "Dynamo".

Reel №4

White Nights in St.


Yachts on the Gulf of Finland.

The bridges over the Neva.

Peter and Paul Fortress.

British over the map, plan your route further.

General view of Tbilisi.

Tbilisi top.

The streets of the city.

Englishmen go outside.

Monument to Rustaveli.



Irrigation machines sprinkled streets.

Large artificial lake near the town.

On the lake is a motor boat, bathe children.

English present at the match between the football teams "Dynamo" (Tbilisi) and "Gironde" (France) at the stadium.

The English in the Botanical Gardens.

Children's Railway.

British children go to child car train.

Machines with delegates on their way to climb the mountain.

English breakfast on a steep incline.

English in one of the Georgian farms near Kobuleti.

They meet here with tea picker Asmat Jijavadze.

A. Jijavadze field for the collection of tea at home - feeding chickens., Asmat and daughter.

A dinner in the open air.

Performance of local participants in the meadow of folk songs and dances performed Georgian dance.

A scene from the ballet by Minkus' Don Quixote "at the Tbilisi Opera House.

Dance Chabukiani and Vera Tsignadze.

Delegates at the union sanatorium near Cape Verde, meet with the tourists.

Reel №5

General view of Sukhumi.

Central street.

Black Sea.


General view of Moscow.

Kremlin from the Moskva River.

British delegation inspects the Kremlin.

Cathedral of the Assumption.

Tsar Bell.


Throne Chamber.

St George's Hall.

Living Room of the Grand Kremlin Palace.

Youth Christmas Ball in the Kremlin.

Dancing youth.

MSU in the Lenin Hills.

Vestibule, hall, audience.

Engaged students.

Electric tabulating machine.

Students in the gym.

Match the television center.

Director telecentre Valentina Sharoeva talks with K. Raikin.

Hall telecentre.

Students of the Bolshoi Ballet School perform a scene from the ballet "The Nutcracker" by the image on one of the screens.

Classes in ballet school.

Engage boys and girls.

Grimiruetsya young ballerina Marina Kondratiev.

M. Kondratiev as Cinderella at the Bolshoi Theatre.

British talk with choreographer Zakharov backstage and SM Kondratieva in her dressing room.

Galina Ulanova as Cinderella.

Farewell to the British delegation at the airport.

General view of London.

Traffic on the street.